PrimeStud™ Drywall Framing System
PrimeStud™ and PrimeTrack™ are brand new light-gauge stud and track. They are interior non-load bearing steel members. The studs are roll-formed in a “C” shape with hemmed return lips and an offset (planking) in the web. The tracks are channel-shaped with hemmed flanges and with offsets (planking) in the web. The studs are manufactured with punch-outs in the web. The punch-outs are spaced 24 inches on center along the centerline of the member with a minimum of 12 inches from the centerline of the punch-out to the edge of the stud member.
Material and Certification
The PrimeStud™ and PrimeTrack™ are roll-formed from coils of steel complying with ASTM A1003-10 Nonstructural Grade 41 (NS41) steel. The uncoated minimum base metal thickness is specified in the PrimeStud™ and PrimeTrack™properties tables (.015 and .024 Properties Table and .019 Properties Table). The coating is a minimum G40 in accordance with ASTM A1003-10.
PrimeStud™ and PrimeTrack™ are products of Olmar Supply, Inc. They are approved by the ICC-Evaluation Service (ICC-ES) based on the 2012 International Building Code (IBC) which references the 2007 AISI S100, the North American Specification for Design of Cold-formed Steel Structural Members. PrimeStud™ Drywall Framing System is listed in the report of ICC-Evaluation Service ESR-3503. This package contains structural properties and span table for all non-composite studs and track based on the AISI S100-07. Composite design table for the studs based on ICC-ES AC86 testing is included in the ICC-ES ESR-3503. Because of the hemmed returns, these studs provide the safest environment for handling light-gauge framing materials.
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